Go beyond detox and fitness to more adventurous wellness retreats

Dervla Louli Musgrave says there will always be a demand for ‘boxed retreats’ like detox or fitness, but more are interested in longer, more adventurous wellness retreats. Here are some 2020 suggestions from her online platform Compare Retreats:

Urban Wellness Grows

Top picks: New York will see the opening of Aman and Six Senses
Extras: Compare Retreats recommends their top urban retreats

Positive Aging: 55 Up 
Top picks: Como Uma CangguAmanpuriChiva Som
Extras: Compare Retreats best for healthy ageing

Preventative Medical Retreats
Top picks: SHA wellness clinic
Extras: Compare Retreats best retreats for preventative medicine

Female-led Wellness`
Top picks: SHA Wellness ClinicThe Bryon at BryonEscape Heaven Bali
Extras: Compare Retreats favourite women’s only retreats

TCM and Quantum Science
Top Picks: Sangha Retreat by Octave InstituteAmanoiFusion Maia Da Nang
Extras: Compare Retreats best retreats for TCM

Longevity (not anti-ageing)
Top picks: AmanpuriSix Senses Douro ValleyHalekulani Resorts
Extras:  The best transformational retreats from Compare Retreats

Forest Bathing
Top picks: Ayus Wellness RetreatShisha Iwa House
 Extras: Find nature retreats on Compare RetreatsSlow Wellness Travel 
Top Picks: Mii AmoThe Ranch
Extras: View Compare Retreats top hiking retreats


Top Picks: Sen Wellness SanctuaryAro HaFive Elements
Extras: Here are Compare Retreat’s favourite eco retreats

Wellness Sabbatical
Top Picks: Ananda in the HimalayasSwaSwara
Extras: Find a luxury retreat for a long stay on Compare Retreats

Dervla Louli is also Editor in Chief of Compare Retreats Magazine. She was formerly the Digital Editor of Hong Kong Tatler.


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